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Talking Toilets: An Interview with Jason Kass, Founder and President of Toilets for People

By Nicholas Arciniegas The “CRAPPER.*” This is the name Jason Kass, Founder and President of “Toilets for People” (TFP) chose for the simple and sustainable toilet design (*“Compact, Rotating, Aerobic, Pollution Prevention Excreta Reducer”) his organization has sold in developing … Continue reading

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Interview with Solar Cookers International’s Pat McArdle

by Manal Farah, Jonathan Fredrickson, & Amy Gorman In this month’s feature story we are highlighting one of the original members of the TIDES community, Pat McArdle of Solar Cookers International (SCI).   This interview covers SCI’s history, its accomplishments, its … Continue reading

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TIDES responds with Heating Solutions for Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast in late October 2012, and quickly became one of the most costly storms in United States history in terms of damage and disruption, second only to Hurricane Katrina. As millions in New York and … Continue reading

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Identifying Technologies for the Protection of Civilians

ProtectionToolkit-Sample Items currently in the Toolkit The STAR-TIDES network has identified products that keep people alive. A new member of the network, Protect the People (PTP), is looking at devices that keep people safe. In a conflict or disaster, affected … Continue reading

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